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Parnell announces AGDC board appointments

The board of directors for the group charged with advancing an in-state natural gas pipeline has been announced.

Sullivan steps down as Commissioner as Senate race heats up

Sullivan steps down as Commissioner as Senate race heats upNatural Resources Commissioner Dan Sullivan is stepping down from his post amid talk that he’s planning a run for U.S. Senate.

Schools struggle with heating bills, but no takers for loan program

Schools struggle with heating bills, but no takers for loan programIn 2010, the legislature established a loan program to help bring down costs, but schools haven’t used the funds as a fix.

Oil tax referendum to appear on ballot

Oil tax referendum to appear on ballotIt’s official: A controversial tax cut on oil companies will be put to a vote. “Vote Yes — Repeal the Giveaway” has met all of the legal requirements to get on the ballot.

Oil Tax battle wages on through regulatory process

Oil Tax battle wages on through regulatory processBoth supporters and opponents of the recently passed tax overhaul aren’t totally pleased with how the regulatory process is going.

French considers run for governor

French considers run for governorThe Alaska Democratic Party may finally have at least one candidate in the race for governor. Hollis French, a state senator from Anchorage, announced today he’s considering jumping in.

State officials gather for “Federal Overreach” summit

State officials gather for “Federal Overreach” summitThis week, Alaska lawmakers and government officials are meeting in Anchorage to discuss what they see as “federal overreach.”

Hundreds gather for regional economic summit

Hundreds of business and political leaders from Canada, Oregon, Washington, Montana and Idaho have come up to Alaska to talk about what these places all have in common.

Oil tax repeal group turns in more than 50,000 signatures

Oil tax repeal group turns in more than 50,000 signaturesSupporters of a referendum to repeal the state’s new oil tax turned in more than 51,000 signatures on Saturday to the Division of Elections Anchorage office.

State Presents New Plan For ANWR Development

State Presents New Plan For ANWR DevelopmentAfter getting a “no” from the Department of the Interior, Gov. Sean Parnell has doubled down on a plan to conduct seismic testing in a section of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.